John Semley

John Semley lives and works in Toronto. He is a books columnist at the Globe & Mail newspaper and the author of "This Is A Book About The Kids In The Hall" (ECW Press).

We don't need a prestige Joker movie, but "The Dark Knight" made one inevitable John Semley
“The Looming Tower”: A pre-9/11 thriller for the post-facts world John Semley
The long shadow of Churchill looms over Oscar night John Semley
Berlinale 2018: “U - July 22” is a mass shooting movie that’s as horrifying as it has to be John Semley
Wes Anderson’s animated fable “Isle of Dogs” premiered at Berlin and everything is as it should be John Semley
The utility of snobbery John Semley
What to watch while you're nursing your New Year’s Day hangover John Semley
Finnish master Aki Kaurismäki discusses his unsentimental refugee drama “The Other Side of Hope” John Semley
Claims of racism dog a Golden Globe-nominated performance, revealing the bias of the accusers John Semley
No room for softness: Director Zack Snyder delivers "Justice League," the heroes we deserve John Semley
"Thor: Ragnarok" is a hammer in the face to the alt-right John Semley
Does the score of "Blade Runner 2049" have ambitions to rival Vangelis’ original? John Semley
How the ever-bigmouthed crooner has spun criticism into martyrdom John Semley
The mythic maximalism of Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!” John Semley
The success of "Dunkirk" is proof that the World War II myth machine is still alive and well John Semley